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Status Delivered
Workspace Connectivity
Created by Guest
Created on May 21, 2020

DataStage to support numeric Column Family (CF) in HBase

Currently, DataStage only supports alphabetic (letters) Column Family (CF) in HBase tables and it is a common practice to create numeric CF in HBase tables (e.g. the default CF is zero). Therefore, if CF has a numeric value DataStage cannot write data in HBase tables.

Needed by Date May 21, 2020
  • Guest
    Sep 30, 2021

    Hello, has this idea been done? If so, can you confirm what version of Information Server should be installed in order to have this enhancement? Thanks!

  • Admin
    Virginie Grandhaye
    Jul 3, 2020

    This status 'future consideration' means we have taken your need into account, and will run an analysis on the feasibility of this feature. As of now, we cannot provide an estimate of when it will be made available in the product, but the next release might be a candidate, based on the result of our investigation.

    I hope it clarifies.

  • Guest
    Jul 3, 2020

    No easy way of working with Phoenix if this is not included in the product. Other market solutions will be then considered.

  • Guest
    Jun 3, 2020

    Status has changed to Future Consideration. What's the estimate to have a new update about the chance to be included as new requirement in the product roadmap ?